1. reconstruction the activity of building something again
  2. deconstruction a philosophical theory of criticism (usually of literature or film) that seeks to expose deep-seated contradictions in a work by delving below its surface meaning
  3. Reconstruction the period after the American Civil War when the southern states were reorganized and reintegrated into the Union; 1865-1877
  4. macro instruction a single computer instruction that results in a series of instructions in machine language
  5. road construction the construction of roads
  6. course of instruction education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings
  7. drill instructor a noncommissioned officer who instructs recruits in military marching and discipline
  8. private instructor a person who gives private instruction
  9. destruction an event that completely ruins something
  10. instruction activities that impart knowledge or skill
  11. transduction the process whereby a transducer accepts energy in one form and gives back related energy in a different form
  12. misconstruction a kind of misinterpretation resulting from putting a wrong construction on words or actions (often deliberately)
  13. construction the act of building something
  14. demonstration a show or display
  15. book of instructions a manual usually accompanying a technical device and explaining how to install or operate it
  16. distraction drawing someone's attention away from something
  17. restriction an act of limiting
  18. supervisor call instruction an instruction that interrupts the program being executed and passes control to the supervisor
  19. infrastructure the basic features of a system or organization
  20. defense reaction (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires